The French Association of Beep Baseball (ABBF) and the Nogent Bandits Baseball Club have the pleasure of inviting you to the third annual international baseball tournament for the blind which will take place from July 5 through 7 at the Park du Tremblay in Champigny-sur-Marne, 15 minutes east of Paris.
The tournament is an opportunity for teams from France, Germany and Italy to compete in a friendly and sporting spirit during two days of competitions for the young and old. The sight-impaired and sighted will take part in the games. All are invited to support the team of their choice and to participate in various activities during the games.
We expect to see you Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of July. We forecast good times, enthusiasm and a sunny weekend.
8h30 technical meeting at the hotel
10h00 1. Bats vs Bandits
11h15 2. Italy East vs Italy West
12h30 3. Bandits vs Italy East
13h45 4. Italy West vs Bats
15h00 5. Italy East vs Bats
16h15 6. Bandits vs Italy West
17h30 Homerun Derby
9h307. 3rd vs 1st
10h45 8. 4th vs 2nd
12h00 9. losers matchs 7 and 8
13h30 10. winners matchs 7, 8
15h00 distribution of awards
Parking du Golf (and Park entrance): 58 avenue Jack Gourevitch, Champigny-sur-Marne
RER Nogent-sur-Marne, Ligne A : 4 avenue des Marronniers, Nogent-sur-Marne
RER Joinville-le-Pnt, Ligne A : 16 avenue Jean Jaurès, Joinville-le-Pont
Hôtel : IBIS, 2/4 Avenue du Val de Fontenay, 94120 Fontenay-sous-Bois
Sunday locker rooms: INSEP, 11 avenue du Trembaly, 75012 Paris
The Nogent Bandits are the first club in France to lauch a section for sight impaired baseball. The team is now being set up and already has an all-weather training facility every Monday from 8 to 10 pm in winter:
Gymnase Leclerc 1, boulevard de Strasbourg 94130 Nogent sur Marne
RER A : Nogent sur Marne
and in the summer in the Parc du Tremblay
To observe, participate or to get more information, contact the coach Emmanuel Luxi at +33.(0)6.08.02.21.84
Our association is available to help clubs set up their own sections for baseball for the sight-impaired.
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The Rules of Beep Baseball
A Presentation of Beep Baseball
Why Beep Baseball, an article for the International Baseball Association
The 2010 World Series of Beep Baseball in the USA
Italian baseball for the sight impaired
Website for Beep Baseball in the United States
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